Miravalles Volcano Crater & Waterfalls Tour


Explore the thermal power of a sleeping giant at Miravalles Volcano, the centerpiece of a wild and seldom visited national park.

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Tour Description

Miravalles Volcano Crater & Waterfalls Tour invites you to an untamed mountain covered in rainforest where you can walk safely along a volcano crater. The diverse range of activities on this trip will combine outdoor fun and exercise with natural wonder.

Along our drive to the volcano we’ll visit one of the country’s most beautiful waterfalls, where you can get wet under a majestic curtain of water. Next stop is Miravalles, where we’ll see lots of geothermal activity caused by hot magma deep beneath our feet.

We’ll have a volcanic mud bath and relax in the hot springs before lunch, and then we we’ll experience the tropical rainforest on a moderate hike along some breathtaking hanging bridges and three more waterfalls.

Please note that round-trip transportation is included in this tour, which cannot easily accommodate clients driving their own cars. Our drivers and tour guides will remain with the guests for the entirety of the tour.

Estimated driving time to and from Flamingo/Potrero is 2 hours, or from Playas del Coco, 1 hour and 40 minutes. You’ll be picked up around 7:00 am and returned about 5:00 pm.

What to wear/bring: Comfortable clothes with swimsuit underneath, walking shoes, water & sunscreen.

What is Included?

  • Waterfall w/swimming
  • Tractor ride (20 min.)
  • Rainforest hike (1.5 hrs.)
  • Hanging bridges (2) with scenic views
  • Waterfalls (3)
  • Traditional casado lunch
  • Hike through volcanic site w/geothermal activity
  • Natural sauna, volcanic mud bath & hot springs
  • Entrance fee
  • Bilingual guide
  • Transportation w/AC

What is Excluded?

  • Gratuity

Know Before You Go

  • This is a full-day tour.

Reviews (05)

Mike Snow
25 Mar 2019
Our January 12 to the 22 stay was our second trip to Villa la Sata. We didn’t think it could get any better but this was a very special time in this extremely special place. For all our experiences here in Guanacaste this Estate cannot be matched. The village of Flamingo provides varied opportunities for dining and entertainment. Whether at Angelina’s, Coco Loco or La Forketta the food was amazing. The in home chef Jean Luc was the BEST! The beauty of the white sand beach of Flamingo is unparalleled. The staff at Villa la Sata was extremely accommodating. There was no better way to escape the cold of Montana. We will return yet again, Michael Snow
Josh Wright
02 Apr 2018
It would be tougher to spend a week in Costa Rica in a nicer home than Villa La Sata. Not only is it centrally located to the “hopping” area of the Pacific Coast side of Costa Rica, it is positioned on the property and Bay perfectly. A view of over 180 degrees of the ocean is breathtaking. The home is beautiful, updated and unquestionably a once-in-a-lifetime vacation home. This will go down as the nicest home we have ever spent time in, on vacation.
T. Meehan
21 Mar 2018
We stayed at Villa La Sata, in Costa Rica for a few days in February. It is a very special place which is beautifully appointed with detail after detail. I can’t imagine a better location in the world to soak up the sun on its terraces, perched on a cliff overlooking a mile or so of wonderful beach. We had magnificent sunsets every night that were among the best I have ever seen. My wife was in heaven as she cannot miss a sunset.
Holden Ogg
23 Mar 2018
Staying at Villa La Sata was an amazing experience! The views were immaculate and the villa was very impressive… I loved waking up to the sound and site of the beach each morning. The fact that you can see the water as the front gate opens and from every room is why I would consider this the Gem of Flamingo. I’ve never experienced anything like the sunsets here as well. As a videographer and photographer it was more than just a paradise it was Heaven.

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